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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 307 October 9, 1973
AMENDING PARAGRAPH 1 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 12, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "CREATION OF ADJUDICATION AND INVESTIGATION BOARDS IN THE POLCOM"
WHEREAS, Presidential Decree No. 12, dated October 3, 1972 was issued in order to establish an effective disciplinary machinery for members of local police agencies;
WHEREAS, paragraph 1 of the aforesaid Decree provides for the establishment of Adjudication Board in the office of the National Police Commission composed of a senior official of the Commission as Chairman and a senior officer of the Philippine Constabulary and a representative of the Secretary of Justice as members;
WHEREAS, in order to insure better coordination and more effective performance of all members of the board, it is imperative that greater flexibility be provided for in the selection of the Chairman of the board.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, Commander-in-Chief of all Armed Forces of the Philippines, and pursuant to Proclamation No. 1081, dated September 21, 1972, and No. 1104, dated January 17, 1973, do hereby order and decree that:
Paragraph 1 of Presidential Decree No. 12 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"The Chairman of the National Police Commission shall create as many Adjudication Boards in the Office of the Commission as are necessary to, review and dispose of all administrative cases of city and municipal police forces heretofore and/or hereafter referred to the National Police Commission for action. Each Adjudication Board shall be composed of a senior official of the National Police Commission, a senior officer of the Philippine Constabulary and a representative of the Department of Justice, one of whom shall be designated as Chairman thereof."
All existing laws, rules and regulations inconsistent with this Decree are hereby repealed and/or modified accordingly.
DONE IN THE CITY OF MANILA, this 9th day of October, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-three.
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